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2020 May 06

Obes Surg

König’s Syndrome After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Candy Cane Twist.


Cartillone M, Kassir R, Mis T C, Falsetti E, D'Alessandro A, Chahine E, Chouillard E
Obes Surg. 2020 May 06.
PMID: 32377990.


A König's syndrome is referred to abdominal pain in relation to meals with constipation alternated with diarrhea, meteorism, and abdominal distension. A postoperative long-term complication after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass could be the appearance of chronic abdominal pain associated with vomiting, dysphagia, and nausea.